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negligible

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adjective neg·li·gi·ble \ˈne-gli-jə-bəl\

Simple Definition of negligible

  • : very small or unimportant

Full Definition of negligible

  1. :  so small or unimportant or of so little consequence as to warrant little or no attention :  trifling <a negligible error>

neg·li·gi·bil·i·ty play \ˌne-gli-jə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
neg·li·gi·bly play \ˈne-gli-jə-blē\ adverb

Examples of negligible

  1. A negligible amount of damage was done to the vehicle.

  2. The price difference was negligible.



Origin of negligible

Latin neglegere, negligere


First Known Use: 1829



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